Mid-January into February means it’s time for speed weeks in central Florida. The fun is usually centered over at Daytona International Speedway, but if you’re visiting the theme parks, you might bump into one of your favorite Nascar or IMSA drivers. That can be cool… Read More »Daytona 500 drivers get a Pixar Cars makeover
Daniel Suárez, Subway ambassador and Joe Gibbs Racing driver, met children at the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of Greater Charlotte. Subway has partnered with Disney and Pixar to celebrate the upcoming release of Disney•Pixar’s “Cars 3,” by hosting a special after-school event where… Read More »Daniel Suárez brings Cars 3 race car to Boys & Girls Club of Charlotte
After watching the 12-minute preview of Pixar’s “Cars 3,” which can see at the Road to the Races tour, I remarked that the sequel was a clear tribute to everyone who loved the sport and history of racing (which got its start when moonshiners boosted… Read More »Pixar’s Cars 3 pays tribute racing legends in new characters
Last night NASCAR kicked off its new season with the first two races of the season. The races served as qualifiers for the weekends big Cup race – the Daytona 500. Pixar is releasing the third movie in its Cars franchise, Cars 3, on June… Read More »Pixar brings Cars 3 promotion to NASCAR Fans
It was Pixar co-founder John Lasseter’s love of car culture (everything from Hot Wheels to Route 66) that drove him to make the first Cars movie for Pixar. It was a mega-hit, not just at the theater, but at the toy store. Cars 2 was… Read More »Owen Wilson, voice of Pixar’s Lightning McQueen in Cars, will be Grand Marshal for Daytona 500
Update: Official word from Drive Petty representative is that the Exotic Driving Experience plans to reopen on May 1. They gave us this statement: “As of today, the plan is to resume EDE operations in Orlando. However, we are evaluating the situation during the ongoing… Read More »Exotic Driving Experience at Walt Disney Speedway could close permanently
FHP and OSHA investigators have additional insights based off the in-car camera that filmed the crash. While the video hasn’t been released to the public, it shows both a view of the driver and passenger inside the car, and a forward facing view looking out… Read More »FHP reveals more details of fatal Walt Disney World Speedway crash.
Sad news for NASCAR fans who also love Walt Disney World. The Richard Petty Driving Experience available at the Walt Disney World Speedway will close effective July 1, 2015. This means the end of the Piston Cup Junior Ride-Along with the Pixar “Cars” themed cars… Read More »Richard Petty Driving Experience Leaving Walt Disney World Speedway